useR! 2008: submission & registration started!
Uwe.Ligges at r-project.org
Wed Jan 30 12:08:04 CET 2008
We are happy to inform you that the online abstract submission and
registration for `useR! 2008' is now available online from
This meeting of the R user community will take place at the Technische
Universität Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany, August 12 to 14, 2008.
The conference schedule comprises invited lectures and user-contributed
sessions as well as half-day tutorials presented by R experts on August
11, 2008, prior to the conference.
Invited speakers will include
Peter Bühlmann, John Fox, Andrew Gelman, Kurt Hornik, Gary King,
Duncan Murdoch, Jean Thioulouse, and Graham J. Williams.
The spectrum of user-contributed sessions will depend on your
submissions. Hence, we invite you to submit abstracts on topics
presenting innovations or exciting applications of R. The call for
papers along with the link to the online abstract submission is available at
Before the start of the official program, half-day tutorials will be
offered on Monday, August 11. A list of topics and speakers can be found at
Early birds fly until March 31st 2008, so now is the perfect time to
write and submit an abstract, register as a participant and plan your
trip to Dortmund. The conference web page
has a link to a local hotel booking service and much more news.
We hope to meet you in Dortmund!
The conference committee,
Uwe Ligges (conference), Achim Zeileis (program), Claus Weihs,
Gerd Kopp (local organization), Friedrich Leisch, Torsten Hothorn
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